|Ist tanzen sünde? - G. J. Pfefferkorn ...|
This antidance treatise was directed at the large German-speaking population that settled in the mid-western section of the United States. Pfefferkorn's two main arguments are common in this genre of literature: dance is a waste of time and money and, additionally, is bad for the health. The author concludes that dance is sinful and dangerous, leading to carnal appetites and immoral thoughts and actions.
Keywords: Authors: G: G. J. Pfefferkorn ; Titles: I
|Immorality of modern dances, ed. - Beryl and associates ...|
This antidance work is typical of the genre of dance writing that has its roots in published works reaching far back into the Renaissance. Three arguments are raised: (1) although dance is acknowledged to have been practiced during biblical times, it was always performed by and for women solely; (2) dancing is considered bad for the health and, (3) dance is a waste of time. The editors of this manual single out round dances, specifically waltzes, as immoral...
Keywords: Authors: B: Beryl and associates ; Titles: I
|Illustrated portfolio of artistic dancing / - Mrs. H.A. Foreman.|
This is a book of twelve photographs showing Mrs. Foreman's dance students in a variety of dance poses including "The Persian Vestal Dance," "The Minuet," "Society Skirt Dance," "Butterfly Skirt Dance," "The Cacucha," and "Scarf Dance.
Keywords: Authors: M: Mrs. H.A. Foreman; Titles: I
|Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano f - essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ...|
This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, and contains specific choreographies for eighty dances, most of which are designed for one couple. Many dances are preceded by full-page illustrations and each dance is provided with appropriate music notated in Italian lute tablature...
Keywords: Authors: E: essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ; Titles: I
|Irine skipping rope dance, originated and described - Prof. H. N. Grant. ...|
Grant describes ten steps of a solo dance that requires a rope as a prop.
Keywords: Authors: P: Prof. H. N. Grant. ; Titles: I